Performing Arts & Entertainment

Lang Lang and his Mom, Zhou Xiulan

Lang Lang (& Mom)

Backstage with the pianist who has been called “the hottest classical artist on the planet” – Lang Lang.  Featuring a rare appearance by his mom, speaking in Mandarin with such emotion that her son’s translations are barely necessary. 

What Moves Clive Davis

What Moves Clive Davis

He signed Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow, Alicia Keys, Patti Smith, to name a few. He tells me: “I didn’t specialize… I approached music just being open to what moved me.”

The Man Who Makes Us Face Fear

Wes Craven: The Man Who Makes Us Face Fear

As a child raised in a strict Baptist community, he was directed, with a red leather Bible in hand, to find lost souls and save them. Some upbringing for one of the great horror film directors.

The Men of Manology

Tyrese and Rev Run – Together

Tyrese tells me how he “dreamed beyond the reality I was living in.” Rev Run, a founding father of Hip Hop, shares how his highest moment became his lowest. Both have something to teach us.

Falling & Rising with Robert Battle

Falling & Rising with Robert Battle

How a child with leg braces grew up to become a dancer, choreographer, and the Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.


Michael Schulder: From a Researcher at ABC News; To a Writer at The MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour on PBS; To my five years as a Writer for Peter Jennings at ABC World News Tonight; And 17 years as a Senior Executive Producer at CNN.


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